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Condo Banana --- Beautiful Beach Bargain--- pet friendly. WIFI

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment, sleeps 4

Newly refurbished and redecorated Condo Banana in Coral House on Tybee Island

Wireless Cable Internet service.

You don't cross any street to get to the beach. We are the 3rd house off the beach; that is, two houses are between Coral House and the beach. We are less than 1 block from a public beach access, which is an elevated wooden walkway that starts at our street (2nd Ave) and crosses about 50 feet of dunes before ending on the beach. We have a beach wagon that you can load your beach gear on and pull onto the beach.

A queen bed in the bedroom and a queen sofa-bed in the living room can sleep up to 4 people. For added comfort, central air conditioning is supplemented by a window air conditioner on the west side of the house.

Condo Banana is on the 1st floor just 3 steps up from the street and it is all on one level.

Restaurants Nearby: Within a block:

1) McElwhee's Seafood,

2) Tybee Grill

3) Sundae Cafe - a hole-in-the-wall, white-tablecloth, Gourmet

restaurant. Sundaes? Nah. (go figure) But The Sugar Shack has great ones.

4) The Sugar Shack - a decidedly downscale, inexpensive

place that serves a good breakfast, sandwiches, and hand-

dipped ice cream. Indoor or covered outdoor dining.

The 2 Lighthouses: Two lighthouses less than 3 miles apart but so radically different in character. As you approach Tybee Island, you see the impressive Tybee Light in the distance. Tall, dark, and handsome with a white cummerbund. He was honored a couple of years ago when he got his own US postage stamp. (In lighthouse circles that is akin to an Oscar.) But then as you cross the Lazaretto bridge onto Tybee Island, you look down to the left and blink. Is that a lighthouse in the water? Indeed it is. That's plucky little Cockspur Lighthouse. Weathered, plain white masonry. Not flashy at all, except ... At every high tide Cockspur stands in the ocean well off-shore. Only at low tide does the stony spur appear that supports the little lighthouse. A firm foundation after all.

Lost in the 40's/50's: So far the quaint shopping district near the pier has pretty much escaped the wrecking ball. Witness Arby's --- Tybee Island's only fast food restaurant. This is pretty much what Arby's looked like when they began in the early 60's. As for shopping, no Sak's here. We're talking beach shopping: T-shirts, souvenirs, Sno-Cones, umbrella drinks, seafood. But remember, for culture and serious shopping, there is colorful, historic Savannah, just 20-25 minutes away. Recommended reading: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, an amusing look at Savannah's high- and low-life (about 2 years on the NY Times nonfiction best seller list).

Coral House is located about mid-beach between south beach (home of the pier and shopping) and north beach ( home of the majestic Tybee Light and the former Ft. Screven, now a museum).

More Details

Property Manager
Ted Walker
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our first visit to Tybee Island. We had such a great time! We almost cried when we had to leave. We brought our golden retriever, Scout, along, too. The Condo Banana was just perfect for the three of us. The owner, Ted, was very easy to reach and quick to respond. The island was awesome! We also enjoyed spending time in Savannah. We plan on returning next spring break!
Mar 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Savannah-Hilton Head

Other Activities: Climbing Lighthouse

Amenities

Tybee Island Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
. Laundry Room --- washer, dryer, detergent, fabric softener . Outdoor shower . Beach wagon --- Load up your beach gear & pull it to the beach. . Pet Friendly . TV, Comcast Cable, DVD We have central heat and air. However, this is The South and this apartment is on the west side of the house. To ensure that guests stay cool enough on even the hottest summer days, we have added window air conditioners to the bedroom and living room/kitchen area.

Reviews

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Condo Banana --- Beautiful Beach Bargain--- pet friendly. WIFI
average rating of 4.1904764 based on 65 reviews
5

Very accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

Best value on Tybee. We stay here every year!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great little beach hut one block from beach!

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and inviting. Loved the decor and homestyle feel.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great tybee condo.

  • 4 of 5

I have no complaints with the condo itself. Everything was clean. Bathroom had shampoo and conditioner provided as well as linens. If you have more than 2 people staying more than one night, I would suggest bringing your own or plan on doing laundry, there is a washer and dryer! Pull out couch looked new, and slept as good as expected. Bedroom linens were clean and comfy! The only thing I can say is about the check in/checkout time. Check in wasn't until 3-4. Checkout time was at 10, so no taking a shower after you spend the day at the beach. But, there was a shower outside that served just as well! Definitely a good choice, we would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Just to clarify: We provide bed linens for the queen bed in the bedroom as well as for the queen sofa sleeper in the living room. These were very good guests. We welcome them back anytime.
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great location but not very clean

  • 3 of 5

I loved the location, it's decorated very cute, but even smaller than expected. Good size for one person or a couple, would not recommend for more people. Brought my grandson and spend a night on the pull out couch - ouch. Linen and blanket smelled like they had been forgotten in the washer, all door knobs were sticky, It looks real cute and had a nice TV, but I would have enjoyed it more if it had been cleaner with less spiderwebs inside the windows.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very pleased with the cleaning service I use. They do excellent work. It seems highly unlikely that they wouldn't notice that all the doorknobs were sticky, but it's possible I suppose. I think the grandson should be a prime suspect, though. Since the guest didn't make any comment about cleanliness while they were here, I couldn't verify anything. However, I forwarded this review to the cleaning service for their information.
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5

Quaint place in close proximity to beach

  • 5 of 5

My kids and I truly enjoyed staying here. It was super close to the beach and the perfect size for us. The inside was cute and well stocked. My only con would be the floor was dirty. I am sure it is hard to keep it clean with beach, etc. but the minute we walked barefoot on it our feet were black. I would just maybe recommend a deep clean to the floors once a month. Other than that it was great. :)

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was in this unit a couple hours before this guest arrived, and the floors looked clean, but of course I was not barefoot. It's our policy to mop floors between guests. We do deep cleaning periodically, too.
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5

Would come back

  • 5 of 5

The condo was cute, clean and conveniently located.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55

Pet friendly but no pet fee
Last-minute deals are available when a reservation is made less than 10 days in advance.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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